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Gold Futures Settlements

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Month Open High Low Last Change Settle Estimated Volume Prior Day Open Interest
DEC 14 1198.0 1200.8 1196.5 - +1.2 1195.9 96 740
JAN 15 1197.3 1200.2 1194.2A - +1.2 1195.7 85 467
FEB 15 1198.0 1201.5 1193.2 - +1.2 1196.0 73,673 223,253
APR 15 1198.7 1201.4 1194.7 - +1.2 1196.7 1,997 55,323
JUN 15 1199.5 1201.9 1195.3 - +1.2 1197.3 374 34,865
AUG 15 1198.6 1200.3 1196.7 - +1.2 1197.8 93 9,702
OCT 15 1199.6 1199.6 1196.7 - +1.3 1198.4 16 3,348
DEC 15 1199.4 1203.5 1197.4 - +1.3 1199.1 527 21,942
FEB 16 - - - - +1.4 1200.2 0 2,402
APR 16 - - - - +1.4 1201.4 0 516
JUN 16 - - - - +1.4 1202.8 27 4,585
AUG 16 - - - - +1.5 1204.6 1 0
OCT 16 - - - - +1.6 1206.6 0 0
DEC 16 1208.6 1208.6 1206.6 - +1.6 1208.8 2 6,843
JUN 17 - - - - +1.6 1216.7 0 2,573
DEC 17 - - - - +1.6 1226.9 0 4,123
JUN 18 - - - - +1.7 1237.5 0 1,823
DEC 18 - - - - +1.7 1249.9 0 269
JUN 19 - - - - +1.7 1261.8 0 2
DEC 19 - - - - +1.7 1275.6 0 51
JUN 20 - - - - +1.7 1305.6 0 7
Total 76,891 372,834

About Gold

Gold futures are hedging tools for commercial producers and users of gold. They also provide global gold price discovery and opportunities for portfolio diversification. In addition, they:

  • Offer ongoing trading opportunities, since gold prices respond quickly to political and economic events
  • Serve as an alternative to investing in gold bullion, coins, and mining stocks

Things to know about the contracts:

  • Physically delivered
  • Block-trade eligible
  • American-style options
  • Can be traded off-exchange for clearing only through CME ClearPort